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Dog Attacks In The News (Feb, 2015 – April, 2015) 2

Daxton’s Friends for Canine Education and Awareness believes it is important to stay informed on current affairs and issues relating to animal welfare and public safety. The following news links will feature information that may play a role in our mission. Daxton’s Friends believes that the media does an accurate job […]


Pit Bull Attacks In The News (December, 2014 – April, 2015)

Daxton’s Friends for Canine Education and Awareness believes it is important to stay informed on current affairs and issues relating to animal welfare and public safety. The following news links will feature information that may play a role in our mission. Daxton’s Friends believes that the media does an accurate job […]


WHY DO WE CALL THEM ‘PIT BULL TYPE DOGS’? 10

We use the term ‘pit bull type dog’ because that is biologically the most accurate term. In order to understand this, you have to look at the biological history of the present day pit bull type dogs. Their history is twofold. The bulldog: The bull-baiting, bear-baiting, horse-shredding ‘bulldog’ has existed […]


Malaki Mildward – 7-years old – Killed By Two Family Pit Bull-mixes While Playing In His Yard 1

Page County youth dies from dog attack  – Posted on Jan 22, 2015 – by Chuck Morris (Clarinda) — Page County Sheriff Lyle Palmer reports a 7-year-old Page County boy was killed this afternoon following an attack by the family’s dog. Palmer says Page County deputies were called at 4:53 p.m to […]


Edward L. Cahill – 40-years old – Portage, IN (12/25/14) DBRF #42

Dog that killed owner in Portage euthanized; no autopsy planned By Amy Lavalley Special to the Tribune December 29, 2014 8:32PM PORTAGE — A pit bull involved in a fatal mauling of its owner on Christmas Day was euthanized the day after the attack, according to Portage Animal Control. And […]


Rita Ross Woodward – 64-years old – Corpus Christi, TX (12/15/14) DBRF #41

Texas woman dies after foster dogs attack her CNN – Wednesday, December 17, 2014 – 11:51am CORPUS CHRISTI, TEXAS (KIII) — A Texas woman died after she was attacked by dogs she was fostering at her home in Corpus Christi. Animal control officers removed several dogs from the home of Rita […]


Jose Robles – 62-years old – Madison, NC (11/24/14) DBRF #38

15 dogs seized; possible connection to death investigation in Rockingham County POSTED 5:10 PM, DECEMBER 4, 2014, BY CARTER COYLE MADISON, N.C. — The Rockingham County Sheriff’s Office seized 15 dogs to investigate whether they are connected to a 62-year-old man’s death. Jose Cruz-Cazares Robles was first reported missing by his […]


Jayla Rodriguez – 8-years old – Pine Ridge Indian Reservation, SD (11/18/14) DBRF #37

Oglala Mother Renews Call For Tough Dog Law After Death November 20, 2014, 6:06 PM by Ben Dunsmoor OGLALA, SD – The tragic news that an eight-year-old girl was killed by a pack of dogs on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation Tuesday has one mother renewing her effort to protect children […]


Stella Antanaitis – 91-years old – Stratford, CT (11/18/14) DBRF #36

  91-Year-Old Woman Attacked By Dog Dies NBC Connecticut – Tuesday, Nov 18, 2014 • Updated at 1:08 PM EST A 91-year-old woman who was mauled by her own dog in Stamford died this morning, according to officials from Bridgeport Hospital. Police said the woman suffered serious arm injuries when the […]


Irresponsible Mom Of The Year Puts 4-Year Old Daughter In Between Six Pit Bulls And Their Food, Then THIS Happens – DaxtonsFriends.com 6

Daxton’s Friends for Canine Education & Awareness was formed in honor of Daxton Borchardt, who passed away on March 6, 2013 due to severe injuries sustained in a dog attack. Daxton’s Friends would like to educate the public about the importance of understanding dog breeds and how, with proper education […]